The Mountains to the Plains April 14th 2011 Monday morning found us on the road again (with a quick stop at a town called Grand Junction to buy a new tent) headed for Aspen, Colorado - exchanging a desert landscape of sandstone and red dust for mountains, pine trees and snow - lots of it!
We had a bit of a wander around the centre of Aspen, and I checked out a few of the shops (photographic evidence provided by Craig). The town seemed p ... read more
North America » United States Britain's American colonies broke with the mother country in 1776 and were recognized as the new nation of the United States of America following the Treaty of Paris in 1783. During the 19th and 20th centuries, 37 new states were added to the origina... ... read more